On Sunday, November 15, Governor Jay Inslee announced new state COVID-19 restrictions. Libraries are not affected by these changes. Learn more.
When face masks and social distancing were mandated by the state, the King County Library System partnered with the King County Executive’s Office (KCEO) and other local organizations to help stop the coronavirus from spreading.
In a year when everyone has to socially distance and patrons could not check out physical books for nearly four months, book groups bucked the pandemic by adapting and bringing people together online in new and innovative ways.
Shatter by Madelyn K., 12-14 category, from the Issaquah Library. On January sixteenth at eleven thirty-five at night, the old cabin shook. The windows shattered, one by one, as if a giant fist punched them in. All the mirrors flew up the stairs, into the smallest bedroom. All the glasses, plates, and bowls also flew…